What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Hero in a Contemporary Local Tamil
Recent Trends in the Study of Folk Hinduism
Other editions - View all
actions ancestral ancient anthropologists appears approach associated Bermeru bhūta Brahmans Brothers called caste central century ceremonies characters classical close collected common concepts concerned contains cult culture dance dangerous deity described discussed distinct divine duties epic evidence example expression father folk folklore forest heroes heroic Hindu History household human important India interest issues Journal Kerala kind king kingdom land language largely least leaves legend literature living lord material means mentioned nature offering oral origin pāddanas performed position possession present provides published realm reference regarded region relationships religion religious represent ritual role scholars serve shrine similar Siri social society South South Indian spirits stage status story structuralist structure studies suggest supernatural symbolic Tamil temple tradition Tulu Tuluva twins University various village warrior whole worship yakşagāna